Board of Directors and Management
JORDAN STARKMAN, CEO and Director
Mr. Starkman brings over twenty years experience in sales, financial consulting, and investor and client relations to Rimrock Gold. He is a co-founder of Pay By the Day Company Inc. and was VP Operations from June 2003 prior to becoming President in January 2006. In addition to being President of Pay By The Day Company Inc., Mr. Starkman has been the President of Pacific Green Technologies (formerly E Cash) since October 2008 and Health Advance Inc. since April 2010, both of which are quoted on the OTCQB. Pay By The Day Company Inc. was owned by Rimrock Gold (formerly Pay By The Day Holdings) until May 2012. Mr. Starkman spends the majority of his time overseeing the operations of Rimrock Gold, and Health Advance, an online medical supply company. Prior to forming Pay By The Day Company Inc. in 2003, Jordan was a sales person from January 2002 to February 2003 at The Buck A Day Company, an Ontario based direct sales company focused on sales of computers and consumer electronics, and was President of Guardians of Gold from November 2005 to October 2011. Jordan has an extensive background in finance and business development. He worked for 10 years as an independent consultant for various publicly traded companies responsible for initiating new business and developing long-term relationships with customers. Jordan also holds a BA in Statistics from the University of Western Ontario.
RICHARD REDFERN, M.Sc., C.P.G., V.P. of Exploration and Director
Mr. Redfern is a Certified Professional Geologist and Qualified Person under NI 43-101 and businessman with 35 years of mineral exploration and mining industry experience throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Australia. He has been involved with major and junior mineral exploration and mining companies since 1975, and has made mineral discoveries, such as in the Keystone, South Dakota gold district for Homestake Mining. He has an extensive list of contacts with present and former government officials and business people in many countries worldwide. Mr. Redfern is President of Mexivada Mining Corp., and worked for Barrick Gold Exploration Inc. in Mexico. He is a Director of Pepper Rock Resources, and has consulted for several listed mining and exploration companies. He is a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists, is a Certified Professional Geologist with the American Institute of Professional Geologists, and a Member of the Northwest Mining Association, AIMMGM of Mexico, the British Columbia Chamber of Mines, and the Prospector’s and Developer’s Association. Mr. Redfern graduated from UCLA in 1977 with a Master’s Degree in Geology.
VISHAL GUPTA, Business Development and Geologist
Vishal joined Rimrock Gold as Business Development in May 2013. He brings strong geological and mining expertise to Rimrock, along with an in-depth understanding of mining finance.
Earlier in his career, Vishal worked as an Exploration Geologist for several junior mining companies, exploring for both base and precious metals. Those companies included Northern Gold Mining, Nuinsco Resources and Noront Resources. He entered Capital Markets as an Equity Research Associate for Desjardins Securities covering senior base metal producers. Following a brief stay in Mining Investment Banking at Cormark Securities, Vishal progressed to becoming an Equity Research Analyst at Dundee Securities and Fraser Mackenzie, developing a coverage universe consisting of junior gold, silver and copper companies. Most recently, Vishal was Senior VP – Mining Research at Global Financial with a focus towards the junior metals and mining sector.
Vishal holds a Masters degree in Geology from the University of Toronto. His academic research papers have been published in several scientific journals and publications. Besides holding the VP Business Development position at Rimrock, Vishal also holds the Director Corporate Development position at California Gold Mining.